Moscow, Russia 1991
August 6, 1991
A view from inside the Kremlin moments before Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yelstin conduct a private interview with US ABC television.
In December 1991, food shortages in central Russia had prompted food rationing in the Moscow area for the first time since World War II. Amid steady collapse, Soviet President Gorbachev and his government continued to oppose rapid market reforms like Yavlinsky's "500...